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gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.